Here's a little of what I learned, in pictures.
Then we made Paneer. It's an Indian cheese that uses lemon juice (instead of rennet). It only need to hang for a couple hours so you'll is actual batch below in the lunch pictures.
Yogurt and creme fraiche demonstrations.
Yogurt, keifer, and creme fraiche taste testing.
Step 1: Get milk from a goat
This is Rue. We used her milk for several of our projects.
Step 1b. Don't get rammed while watching the chickens. This is one of those things you don't learn from a text book.
Step 2: Make curd
Prepare rennet. Use distilled water.
Let curd form
Test curd for clean break
Hang curd to achieve desired texture
Step 3: Salt the Chevre
Off to lunch
Roasted red pepper soup with creme fraiche.
Best. Soup. Ever.
Cucumber salad with Paneer.Making cottage cheese
Curd tasting (yellow is fresh, white is store bought)